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Chatham University (formerly Chatham College) is a private, liberal arts college founded in 1869 awarding baccalaureate degrees to women only. The university offers masters, doctorates, and online continuing education to women and men. Its 32-acre campus is located in a residential area, eight miles from downtown Pittsburgh. Several mansions in the neighborhood serve as student dormitories.

Website: www.chatham.edu/

Private
1,408
Undergraduate
Students
(72.8%) 1,025 Women
(27.2%) 383 Men
1,029
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
62% of 2,531 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.74
SAT Math
575 average
520-620 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
594 average
530-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
25 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$52,755
Tuition and Fees
$39,902
Room and Board
$12,853
Average Percent of Need Met
68%
Average Freshman Award
$30,638
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,199
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Other
General Education/Core Curriculum
Not reported
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
126
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Pittsburgh Population
306,211
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Pittsburgh, PA
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
62% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Cougars
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.3% Asian
5.2% Black/African-American
4.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
79.4% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students
2.0% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
79.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
66.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
36%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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